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Missouri Tech Named Technician of the Year

Bruce Schuetz of Len’s Auto Repair in Overland, Mo., has been named the Tech-Net Professional Auto Service/ASE Master Automotive Technician of the Year for 2008. The program is sponsored by Carquest.

Schuetz has been an ASE master technician for 30 years and Ford factory trained technician for 20 years. “Being a technician is a challenge every day, doing a quality job and being a craftsman at your work is fulfilling,” said Schuetz. “ASE certification gives all technicians the recognition we deserve and the chance to test our knowledge.”

As the winner of the 2008 Tech-Net/ASE Technician of the Year, Schuetz will receive more than $20,000 worth of prizes, and will become a member of the Carquest Advisory Council. (Tire Review/Akron)

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